Richard K. Bernstein

Richard K. Bernstein (born June 17, 1934) is a physician and an advocate for a low-carbohydrate diabetes diet to help achieve normal blood sugars for diabetics. Bernstein has type 1 diabetes. His private medical practice in Mamaroneck, New York is devoted solely to treating diabetes and prediabetes. He is a fellow of the American College of Nutrition, the American College of Endocrinology, and The College of Certified Wound Specialists. He is the author of six books on diabetes and normalizing blood sugars.

Bernstein's diet, The Bernstein Diet is controversial, and not in accord with mainstream dietary recommendations for diabetes management.[1]


  1. ^ "Bernstein Diet". MSN. 1 January 2013.

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